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pale palm dart

Telicota colon


wing size 1.4cm, male is black above with orange-yellow bands.


Spotted at Manado area, Sulawesi. Distribution is from India to S. China, South East Asia, Australia, New Guinea and the Salomon Islands.


Telicota colon, commonly known as the pale palm dart or pale-orange darter, is a butterfly belonging to the family Hesperiidae. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Lepidoptera Family: Hesperiidae Genus: Telicota Species: T. colon

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Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia

Lat: 1.46, Long: 124.85

Spotted on Feb 7, 2017
Submitted on Feb 8, 2017

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